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the time decorating with a christmas tree and stockings left behind from an earlier expedition. >> china has opened the world's longest high-speed rail line. it runs nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital and the north of guanmgzhou, in southern china. the line officially opened earlier this morning. trains on this high-speed online will initially run at 186 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about eight hours. before, the fastest time between the two cities by train was more than 20 hours. the chinese government plans to build a grid of high-speed railways which for east-west lines and for north-south lines by 2020. >> we will be right back. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new v
. >> thank you, steve. >>> for the first time apple is announcing how many iphones it sold in china. more than two million iphone fives sold in the first three days the devices were available in china. apple says that is the best debut for any iphone in china. >>> cisco selling off another piece of its consumer unit. the san jose based company has hired barclays to sell its router unit. last year cisco got rid of the flip camera business as well. they plan to focus on the software and technology business instead. >>> 6:21. there is an indiana jones mystery. who addressed a package to the movie character and why it may have been sent. >>> and is it the beginning of the end of the holiday tradition in pacifica? why fire works might be banned. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. early next year san francisco will start testing new street light technology. the city is partnering with eight separate companies that will show how well their different low energy systems work. all the lights can be made brighter or dimmer through remote wi-fi controls that will be tested in downto
orbit. china opened the world long as high-speed rail line. there was nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital to the north and southern china. the line officially opened early this morning. trains on a high-speed line will initially run a one- handed hundred 86 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about eight hours. before the fans is that between two cities by train was more than 20 hours. the chinese government plans to build a grid of high-speed railways with four east west lines and for north-south lines by 2020. after our show dr. phil at 10:00 a.m.. we will be right back. >> despite a summer slump at the box office 2012 is expected to mark the industry's highest year on record. it forecast hold through up out the end of the year the industry was the up nearly $11 billion in ticket sales. films including the avengers, the hundred games, and the twilight saba breaking dawn help keep revenue afloat. clinton andclinton tarantino die unchain and a musical light as a route which opened yesterday are expected to help 2012 and not a high note. does the customs and is expecting it
,500. >> here at the viewers e- mail we had something from ronald who stated what we invest in china? >> yes. they have a new premier coming up but the leader of the country and he has plans that he would not send a few weeks. >> i would not buy an individual company in china but a fund. >> good nose for the golden gate bridge all lands have open back up but as you look at the left center of your screen there is a stall in the back up northbound. though the recovery. i will have more and we return. >> welcome back. we are still looking at a major title for the golden gate bridge. moments after that accident was cleared and all the lands or them. there are two stalls in the northbound direction and once again golden gate bridge has to be stopped in the northbound direction while they worked to clear these 2 cards. >> traffic is jammed up to the marin county and this is just one of many hot spots and i will have the rest will we continue. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] mi
old that night. she came here from china to beliefly help her son and wife take care of their 18 month old baby. they wasn't to twin peaks to show friends the beautiful views of the city and instead -- >> this tragedy just happened because of the period -- [indiscernible] -- took my mom from me. >> he spent christmas cleaning out his mother's room and planning how to return her body to china for a proper burial. the sadness he feels is not something he wants any other family to suffer through so he has a message for anyone thinking of drinking and getting behind the wheel. >> think about the consequences. my family -- i had a perfect family. i perfect mom and now everything is gone. >> police did catch the driver of the car. 23 year old seen in this video here. she now faces several felony counts including vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. her arraignment is scheduled for tomorrow. >> statewide the chp says more than 1,000 drivers have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence since friday. the start of maximum enforcement period. that number is up from last yea
grandchild from china. eunice's attorney tells us. her client is studying to become a police officer. and what she is accused of does not match her character. >> she is someone who is never been in trouble before. portia's 1/4 short of the graduation from college. there are things that their family has gone through the probably has a lot to do with the full picture of how everything happened to the way it did. >> vicki: if she posts it. she must wear a scram device. that checks to make sure she does not drink alcohol. and is not allowed to drive. eunice will be back in court for her arraignment on december 31st. >> new data base of molestation by a boy scouts of america. and employees. where the abuse was reported coming up. >> vicki: then. snow fanatics are heading to the sierras to take snow fanatics are heading to the sierras to take advantage oflook at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty second
the making begin. >> up preparations are almost complete. for the ice festival in china is one of the largest international ice festivals. also in norway, canada, japan. thousands of visitors expected. >> what started for a joke and arkansas. it started making snow angels in her bathing suit. no, she is making it a habit. now, she says that it is a habit. >> of our whole life is mostly a joke. and it is great!! >> and she says that in the heat of the moment she does not notice. she is only on the ground for a few moments and then goes inside for a hot bath. 8:57 taking a quick look outside this san francisco our roof cam. that stev steam -- that steve look at that steve we will be right back. steam >>> thanks for tuning in to our second hour of kron 4 news weekend.this sunday, december 30th. i'm j-r stone. joe? >> good morning, j.r. janu.... >> :we will see the temperatures with possible shower activity. with 30's hugging the coast. >>> some of the stories we're morning.dozens are displaced following an apartment fire in san francisco's mission district. and.a candlelight vigil is held for a
from china. it's not clear where that assembly plant will be. that announcement comes as criticism is mounting. >>> well, clorox corporation has a deal with a san diego- based investor to sell its headquarters building in downtown san diego. west core properties agreed to buy the 24-story building on broadway. the terms of the deal, that has not been disclosed. but analysts estimate that building may have sold for $90 million. a lease arrangement will allow clorox to keep the headquarters in the building. >>> it may be the most opulent gift card of all time. look at this. starbucks stainless steel gift card. they are announcing plans to open up 1500 new locations. that card cost $450. but it will be worth $400 in store credit. if will only be sold on gild.com. >>> there is a follow up to the parade crash in texas. four veterans died. of officials now say no charges are going to be -- officials now say no charges are going to be filed. he tried to cross the tracks but a prosecutor says he won't make any decisions until a final report is completed. the collision also injured 16 peopl
tougher sanctions on north korea but without support from china, options could be limited. this is video from overnight of the celebrations in north korea after the successful rocket launch. many countries believe it is north korea's way of testing its long-range ballistic missile technology. of course, the united states is very concerned about north korea's weapons capabilities this year. robert gates said north korea was within five years of being able to strike the continental united states. the white house condemns the missil launch calling it a highly provocative act that could impact stability in the region. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> pope benedict really 16 is now part of the -- pope benedict is now part of the twitter nation. he already has more than 1 million followers who will read miss messages in english, arabic, polish and four other languages. >>> 8:16. pavi shankar has died at the age of 92. boy. he was good. he was known as the good father the world music. in fact -- known as the godfather of world music. in fact, the beatles gave him that name. he continued t
they had a best rollout over for an iphone in china and this is the first time that apple has given numbers for the iphones. >>> cisco has hired barkley's bank to sell its home router unit, according to bloomberg. cisco acquired the business for $500 billion. it's likely to sell for less. it plans to focus on software and technology businesses. >>> remember the 13-year-old girl? we told you about her last week. she wants the hasbro toy company to make an e.z. bank oven that's gender- friendly. she will meet with executives. she discovered that the oven comes only in purple and pink. that's when she went to buy one for her 4-year-old brother who likes to bake. she started a petition on change.org. now she's got 44,000 signatures an famous chefs supportinger -- and famous chefs supporting her. >>> grape growers need to replant a lot of their vineyards this year. the best grapes are actually european but that makes them susceptible to local pests and diseases. now, to prevent that, the growers wrap the ewe plans on to routes of northern plants. right now the nurseries can't meet the demand for
is at now? >> where is? >> we don't know. he's somewhere. he's moving very fast. he was in china a few hours ago. norad has partnered with the mapping service to show the stops around the world. >> and misspoke earlier. i said yahoo was the finance company of the year. it is actually yahoo voted the gap as the top finance company of the years. >>> let's check in with tara. >> that's right. in free -- fremont. this is at a housing development at mallory and peralta. it happened last night at 7:00. this tree landed on top of worse cars. crews have removed -- two cars. crews removed most of it. but it is taking extra time. if you have storm photos, tweet them to us at ktvu. at the bay bridge toll plaza, no traffic at all. it will probably look like this tomorrow. but the day after christmas not likely because of all of the sales. so be prepared. 280 at the 880 split, no delays. >>> we're try today. we'll be et -- we're dry today. we'll be wet tomorrow. we continue to watch minor flooding at the russian river. moderate take at guerneville. cresting a little bit. there's your extended forecast, w
is the economy that is in recession. many will be watching to see how he handles high tensions with china as the two countries spar over disputed islands. as well as north korea which deidentified the international community launching a rocket that skirted japan's territory. there is also japan's energy policy with him suggesting nuclear power will stay on the table despite ongoing troubles. >> new, a major blow to the syria government. the general of the military police appeared on television last night and announced he was defecting and joining the rebels. while dozens have left since the crisis started he is one of the highest ranging to abandon the government. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing outside a united states base in eastern afghanistan. officials say a car bomb went off at the gates of camp chapman. the blast killed a security guard and two delivery truck drivers. officials say the base has been targeted by attacks in the past. >>> egypt has a new constitution. the president signed the constitution into law more than ten million voted to suppor
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